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In July of 2009 I found myself weighing almost as much as I did when I was 9 months pregnant with my first child 12 years earlier. After spending my whole life "skinny" I the weight was no longer coming off easy. A friend introduced me to Isagenix. I tried the 9-day cleanse and lost 7 pounds. I then completed the 30-day cleanse (after a brief vacation in Disney World) and lost 11 more pounds. Isagenix easily helped me reach my goal. In addition to the weight loss I gained energy back that I forgot I had. I look and feel younger. I now continue to use the Isagenix products not only to maintain my weight but because I truly believe that they are keeping me healthy and young. The best part is to this date, the extra weight has not returned.

I have compiled this blog to give you information about the different Isagenix products. Whether you goal is weightloss or you just want to do something awesome and healthy for yourself Isagenix has products to meet your needs. Please
contact me for additional information. I would love to get you started on your way to a healthier YOU.

Monday, December 28, 2009

New Year's Resolution - Weight Loss Tips

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Monday, December 14, 2009

FAQ: IsaLean Shakes

What makes IsaLean Shakes unique?
IsaLean Shakes contain superior nutrition compared to other meal replacement shakes on the market. IsaLean Shakes contain exclusively sourced IsaPro® Complex, the highest quality whey protein concentrate and casein protein from the world’s largest dairy group in New Zealand, whose standards exceed the USDA organic standards. The cows are pasture-fed and not treated with hormones or antibiotics. The protein in our shakes is extracted from the milk using a proprietary technology that no other company in the world can mimic. As a result, IsaLean Shakes contain lower lactose levels and a superior amino acid profile. IsaLean Shakes also contain Ionic Alfalfa™—our proprietary blend of supercharged rare Earth minerals to keep the body running at peak performance.

Why are IsaLean Shakes so important for the body?
IsaLean Shakes provide balanced nutrients to maximize nutrition while minimizing caloric intake for safe weight loss and effective weight management. Our exclusive shakes also have added enzymes to break down the carbohydrates, proteins and fats for maximum absorption of key nutrients.

How do IsaLean Shakes support Nutritional Cleansing?
Protein is an important nutrient needed by everyone on a daily basis. It is made up of essential and non-essential amino acids, which are the “building blocks” for healthy bodies. Our high quality whey protein concentrate contains a superior amino acid profile for optimum health and wellness. Protein has a number of different roles in the body including the following:

• Repair body cells
• Build and repair muscles and bones
• Provide a source of energy
• Curb cravings
• Control many of the important processes in the body related to metabolism

What can I add to my IsaLean Shakes?
Our delicious shakes are perfect enjoyed just as they are. However, they are also extremely versatile and can be mixed with other great Isagenix products. For extra nutrition, add a scoop of IsaFruits®, Isagenix Greens!™, Want More Energy?®, IsaPro, Isagenix FiberPro™ or a half of an Oatmeal Berry SlimCake. You can add fresh fruit to your shake.

FAQ: Cleanse for Life

What makes Cleanse for Life™ unique?
Most products claim only to cleanse the colon or liver and do not provide key nutrients. Cleanse for Life is different, it contains an exclusive combination of ionic minerals, botanicals, vitamins that cleanse the entire body on a cellular level, while supporting improved health. Cleanse for Life actually nourishes the body as it cleanses.

Do I need both every day cleansing and deep cleansing?
For everyday cleansing, use 1-2 ounces up to twice daily. For deep cleansing, drink 4 ounces four times daily. A regular cleansing regime can help improve and maintain your overall health and vitality.

How often should I use Cleanse for Life?
We recommend using 1-to-2 ounces of Cleanse for Life twice daily in combination with regular deep cleansing, which can be done weekly or twice a month. A regular cleansing regime can help improve and maintain your overall health and vitality.

How can I benefit from drinking Cleanse for Life?
When you drink Cleanse for Life, you help your body eliminate toxins and impurities that we’re exposed to on a daily basis. When used as part of the Isagenix Cleansing and Fat Burning System**, including proper diet and exercise, Cleanse for Life offers a number of healthy benefits:

• Increases energy and endurance*
• Helps to lose excess weight*
• Increases resistance to oxidative stress*
• Improves mental and physical performance*
• Strengthens the immune system*
• Supports cardiovascular, respiratory and circulatory health*
• Aids digestive health*

Is Cleanse for Life™ safe?
Absolutely! However, as with any other dietary product, if you are pregnant, nursing, diabetic, on medication, have any medical condition, or are beginning a weight control programs, you should consult your Healthcare Professional before using this or any other dietary supplement.

Are all of Isagenix products organic?

As part of our promise to provide no-compromise products, we use the highest-quality raw materials. Isagenix does prefer to use organic ingredients whenever available—and we do so in many of our products. Not all ingredients, however, are organic due to un-availability. As always, we thoroughly inspect our products to ensure safety, purity, and potency.

How long should I continue using the Total Health and Wellness System?

After feeling the benefits of Cleansing, why would you ever stop? Our perfect Total Health and Wellness System includes two Cleanse Days a month. Combined with sensible eating and exercise, the Total Health and Wellness System—along with other Isagenix nutritional products—is your key to maintaining a healthy weight and achieving optimum health and wellness for life. The Total Health and Wellness System can cost as little as $4.00 a day and save you money on food.

How can Isagenix Systems help me reach optimum health?

Studies show that over time, a balanced diet that is low in calories and high in vitamins, minerals, and other phytonutrients—a low macro-nutrient/high micronutrient diet—is the key to living a long, healthy life. Your Isagenix System helps you to safely reduce caloric intake—through a proprietary internal body cleansing and nutrition system—without depleting your body's needs for essential nutrients.

Also, use IsaPort—an excellent computer program and support tool to track your caloric intake, separate foods into fats, proteins, and carbohydrates and also help you to track your progress.

How can cleansing help my body reach a healthy weight?

Cleansing by limiting the diet to the Cleanse for Life drink for one or two days per month, combined with the other key daily components of your Isagenix Program, supports steady loss of weight, increased energy, elimination of impurities, better absorption of vitamins and minerals, and better overall health. In clinical trials using our 9 Day Supply, the average weight loss was seven pounds in nine days.

How can Isagenix Systems help me reach a healthy weight?

Your Isagenix System applies principles of a healthy and lean lifestyle—mainly a moderate-calorie diet high in nutrients and an increase in physical activity—with the addition of a proprietary internal body cleansing and nutrition system.

The beauty of the IsaLean® Shakes in your program is that they provide a full-spectrum of necessary nutrients in a calorie-efficient way. Use them as replacement for one or more meals each day to safely reduce your caloric intake without depriving yourself of needed nutrients. As your body receives needed nutrients each day, you reduce typical cravings often associated with dieting.

What are all the benefits I can receive by using Isagenix Systems?

Our Cleansing and Fat Burning System helps your body to cleanse and burn fat naturally. The Total Health and Wellness System helps you maintain your target weight and a healthy lifestyle through sound nutrition and sensible meals.

The Systems are designed to support your body's ability to:

Safely lose unwanted pounds and inches.
Cleanse harmful impurities from your system.
Burn fat and build muscle.
Naturally reduce unhealthy cravings and appetite.
Absorb balanced nutrients.

I get hungry during my Cleanse Days. What can I do?

Be sure to take your Isagenix Snacks to curb cravings. If you must eat a little, try small apple slices, a small salad, a hard boiled egg, a couple of unsalted raw almonds, IsaFuel, or IsaFruits. We also suggest you get more sleep. Going to bed earlier in the evening helps you resist the urge to snack.

Where does all this incredible energy come from?

Not only are you slimmer after cleansing, but it can help restore your natural absorption of nutrients. This allows your body to be flooded with balanced nutrients—macro-nutrients, vitamins, and minerals—giving you tremendous energy. We use no harmful stimulants, no caffeine, no ma-huang, and no ephedrine.

Why do I feel so good after my Cleanse Days?

It's wonderful, isn't it? When you eliminate harmful impurities and excess pounds from your body, you naturally feel fantastic. You're on your way to being healthy, clean, and lean. Cleansing with the Total Health and Wellness System or the Cleansing and Fat Burning System is a safe and amazing way to assist the cleansing of impurities that build up in your system over the years. This, in turn, can help you lose excess pounds and inches. A healthy body is a clean and lean body. That's why cleansing makes you feel fantastic.

Sustain Optimum Health

The Total Health and Wellness System™ helps you maintain health, higher energy and healthy weight. It’s perfect for people who are interested in maintaining peak health or who want to keep the rewards they’ve gained from a cleansing lifestyle.

This system contains a 30-day supply of quality products to help take your wellness to its highest possible level.
You may experience:
Stable weight
Consistent energy
More well days
Greater lean body mass
A healthier lifestyle

What are the best uses for the 9-Day and 30-Day systems?

The Cleansing and Fat Burning System: 9-day supply is a great jumpstart for healthy individuals who want immediate results. It is best to follow the 9-day with a 30-day
system if your goal is more weight loss.
Some individuals might want to do consecutive 9-day programs in a "race to maintenance."

The 30-Day system is best for flexibility and an easier program. It is also the most cost-effective program. You can also perform Pre-Cleanse Days for a week before your first Cleanse Day, which is a great way for older or health-challenged individuals to start out.

Friday, December 11, 2009

IsaGreens: Powerful Health and Cleanse Support in Newly Reformulated Isagenix Greens!™

Nutrient-rich plants aren’t all you’ll find in Isagenix Greens!™, you’ll also find a balanced formula of specific herbs, vegetables and more to boost overall health* and enhance the health benefits of Nutritional Cleansing!

Now with more antioxidants (we’ve added Vitamin E and three forms of Vitamin C) to fortify immune health, but you’ll also find prebiotics that feed intestinal flora to promote a healthier digestive system. A strong digestive system creates a cleaner internal environment that allows vibrant good health and energy to flourish.

If you want optimal health, add Isagenix Greens!™ to your Nutritional Cleansing lifestyle. Now in a great-tasting tropical flavor!

Take one tablespoon up to two times daily. 30 servings per canister.

You may experience:
Unstoppable energy*
Greater focus*
Increased vitality
More effective cleansing
Greater overall health*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Isagenix® products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

IsaFruits: An easy way to meet daily fruit requirements!

Get the health benefits of consuming the fruits you need in just one scoop of IsaFruits®. One scoop is the equivalent of an amazing 30 fruits! The delicious, refreshing powder mixed with water, juice or IsaLean® Shakes meets daily fruit requirements for you and your loved ones.

Each bottle is a 30-day supply.
You may experience:
More well days
Helps protect against illness*
Greater energy
Fewer signs of premature aging
Greater overall health
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Isagenix® products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Slim Cakes: The heart-healthy snack

With fewer than 100 calories, our low fat, heart-healthy Oatmeal Berry SlimCakes® are so scrumptious, you won’t believe they’re packed with fiber, omega-3s from flaxseed and a delicious blend of antioxidant-rich blueberries and cranberries.
Each low-glycemic snack is cholesterol and preservative free, and sweetened with natural agave. This tasty treat can be enjoyed on Cleanse Days or any day, so indulge your sweet tooth - minus the guilt.

Great source of fiber
Zero trans fat
Helps curb cravings
Supports digestive health
Rich in antioxidants
Great for kids

Click here to see and listen to more information about Slimcakes.

Natural Accelerator: Burn fat without the “jitters”!

Melt away unwanted pounds with Natural Accelerator™ Capsules. Cayenne, green tea and other quality nutrients help your body burn fat and unwanted inches without the shaky feeling you get from some stimulants. Does not contain ephedra, ma huang or caffeine.

Natural Accelerator™ capsules are an important component of the Isagenix® Cleansing and Fat Burning System. 60-capsules per bottle, 30- to 60-day supply.
You may experience:
Natural weight loss
Reduced appetite
Improved muscle tone
Reduce unwanted inches
Improved energy
No stimulants – no jitters

Click here to see and hear more information about Natural Accelerator.

Ionix Supreme: Power every performance with Ionix® Supreme!

Whether you’re preparing for a marathon, to make an important presentation or to throw a baseball around with your kids - Ionix® Supreme will provide the nutritional fuel you need to help you be at your best all day, every day.

Our scientifically balanced formula is filled with adaptogens that help neutralize the effects of stress and power performance.

The antioxidants in Ionix® Supreme fight damaging free radicals and help preserve health.

In addition, the whole food concentrates and our proprietary blend of trace minerals provide the foundation for outstanding health. Try it today!

Take one ounce up to two times daily, as needed. 32-servings per bottle.
You may experience:
Reduced stress
Increased physical performance
Commanding energy
Pinpoint focus
Increased vitality
Greater overall health
The desire to achieve

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Isalean Shake: A satisfying and delicious meal replacement shake

You’ll love each sip of our smooth IsaLean shake. This deliciously complete meal replacement contains 23 grams of the highest quality New Zealand whey and casein protein from grass-fed cows with no added hormones or antibiotics, as well as filling fiber, calcium and vitamins to support your body’s vital functions. This perfectly balanced shake also contains Ionic Alfalfa™, our proprietary blend of 70 super-charged minerals, trace minerals and alfalfa juice. Active enzymes in each serving helps maximize the absorption of key nutrients.

IsaLean Shakes are an important part of your Isagenix Cleansing and Fat Burning System and may help you slim down, while preserving and building lean muscle mass.*

-May support your body in burning fat*
-May support increased energy*
-Highest quality of amino acids
-Exclusive source of whey and casein protein
-Supports digestive health*
-Low lactose
-Zero trans fats
-No artificial flavors

Flavors: Natural Creamy Chocolate & Natural Creamy Vanilla

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

What makes Isagenix different? Click hear to find out!

Cleanse for Life - Delicious Tropical Berry! It’s a tasty way to a healthier body.

Want more energy, better focus and a leaner body? Cleanse for Life is the answer! It’s unique because it actually replenishes vital nutrients as it cleanses your body.

Over time, impurities from the environment, your food and water build up and cause your body to function less efficiently. Cleanse for Life helps rid your body of unwanted impurities with gentle cleansing herbs such as Pau D'arco, Yellow Dock and Aloe Vera while infusing it with vital nutrients, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. So, your body can function more effectively. Cleanse for Life helps you to have more energy, think more clearly and safely lose weight. *

Use Cleanse for Life two ways for best results. First, drink it each day to aid the removal of surface-level impurities. Second, deep cleanse periodically to help remove embedded impurities and shed unwanted pounds. You’ll be amazed by your results!

Drink to your good health every day.

Cleanse for Life offers a number of healthy benefits:
-Helps increase energy and endurance*
-More effectively lose unwanted fat and inches when combined with proper diet and exercise*
-Increases resistance to oxidative stress*
-Improves mental and physical performance*
-Strengthens the immune system*
-Supports heart health*
-Aids digestive health*

Make Cleanse for Life™ a Part of Your Overall Health Program

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Isagenix programs and products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

** The Isagenix Cleansing and Fat Burning Systems include products other than Cleanse for Life and assumes proper diet and exercise.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Isagenix is not a Colon Cleanse

The following has been taken from Isagenix Nutritional Cleanse Versus Herbal Colon Cleanse - Review Comparison. It was written by Jeff Gadley, a former Registered Nurse, Olympic Athlete and Fitness, Health and Exercise Expert. Currently he writes helpful health articles to assist individuals with living a healthier lifestyle.

" . . . . . Now, let's get a base understanding of Isagenix Nutritional Cleansing. As the company explains in corporate marketing materials, cleansing is not new. However, what they have done is brought it from an ancient approach to modern day and thus, created a scientifically advanced product that is designed to infuse a nutrition dense formulation of minerals, herbs and botanicals into your body for the purpose of eliminating toxins and impurities.

Now, follow this closely - these toxins and impurities are embedded in tissues and body fat, so one of the main objectives of their process is to help you get these dangerous substances out of your body.

Important Note: Research has shown that these toxins and impurities have been linked to your body adding fat stores and making it difficult to lose weight and keep it off! This is because the extra body fat is produced as a defense mechanism to protect the body from the dangerous substances being introduced to it daily.
When comparing the different process of a Colon Cleanse versus the Isagenix Nutritional Cleanse we can start to see that one is dealing with the physical mechanics of the body's elimination system, while the Isagenix product is for optimizing the physiology of cell and chemical functions in the entire human body.
What that means is that it gets to the root of all problems that arise in the human body.
Recent research have discovered that our bodies are loaded with 200+ toxins, chemicals and impurities and that these nasty particles of destruction come from the food that we eat, the fluids that we drink and the air that we breathe.

In other words, there is no way to avoid these hazardous chemicals and pollutants from getting inside of you, so their product was specifically designed to reduce those life-long accumulated levels of toxins and impurities.

In conclusion, they both are good product by your body would greatly benefit from. However, the Isagenix Nutritional Cleansing product dominates Herbal Colon Cleansing in terms of providing your body with excellent nutritive substances and the critical nutrition needed for the body to begin the process of healing."

Nancy O'Dell Uses Isagenix

Nancy O'Dell turned from cardio to cleanses after being sidelined by a knee injury on Dancing with the Stars. The former daily runner tells PEOPLE that she turned to Isagenix, a cleansing and fat burning nutritional system, to maintain her physique. Read her story here.

Dallas Cowboys Roy Williams uses Isagenix

Watch this episode of MTV Cribs. Pay attention when he gives you the tour of his kitchen - especially what he keeps in his refrigerator.

Roy Williams on MTV Cribs

Saturday, December 5, 2009

I Love these Isagenix Products

I just want to let you know that I tried the new powder cleanse. For those of you that are not fond of the taste of the liquid cleanse, you may like the powder. It is fuity and a bit sweet. I just had some in hot water and it tasted like a fruity tea. It can also be mixed with cold water but the hot cleanse is a nice option on cold winter days and nights.

I also recently tried the slim cakes. It was a nice treat - oatmeal cookie with berries. These are great for getting through the cleanse days.

Another product I recently started using is the Isagreens. I add a scoop to my vanilla shake in the morning and get my full serving (and them some) of vegetables for the day.

Friday, December 4, 2009

What People are Saying About Isagenix

I began using Isagenix in July of 2009. I lost 7 lbs on the 9-day program and 11 lbs on the 30-day. I continue to use their Health and Wellness program and have kept the weight off.

I have coached approximately 20 people through the 9-day and 30-day cleanse. Here is a sampling of what people tell me about their experiences with Isagenix:

"Must share that my appetite and even desire for the amount of food I used to eat is definitely changed -- for the better."

"Final results were really exciting -- total weight loss was 8+ lbs. with 2"+ off the waist and more than an inch in the bust and hips. Received the (new) shipment from Isagenix yesterday and was happy to start my day with a shake."

"6 lbs. lighter and happy - Was wondering how to order the 30 day."

"I don¹t want to stop. This is good for me and I talked to the doctor and he said as long as it is working and I feel good, then go ahead."

"Best of all, I feel clear-headed (and have from the very start) and havemore energy than I ever imagined including yesterday, a cleanse day, when I was out and about from 10am - 8pm."

". . . .the cleanse days are a wonderful opportunity to combine the spiritual elements of fasting with the cleansing."

"As you can tell I'm in a great mood today. My total loss is 7 Lbs and 201/4 inches, and I feel great. My energy level is greater than before we started this. I hope the new order arrives today."